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. police opened fire on a dog in adams morgan. what led up to the shooting. >>> and some very scary moments at a popular street fair in adams morgan. police shot and killed a dog on 18th street in middle of the afternoon. brianne carter is live. what happened? >> this all happened just a few streets away from where i am standing, as you said, in busy adams morgan. people were surprised. it was the adams morgan day festival, and a police officer opened fire on a dog. >> some dogs barking. >> around 1:00, two dogs began fighting outside on 18th street. >> they tried to help them, separate them. someone got hurt. >> that is when witnesses say police arrived and tried to stop the dispute. >> i saw two or three cops surrounding a pit bull. as it was on the leash, the pit bull was trying to attack. >> the policeman fired one shot at the dog. authorities confirmed an officer shot the dog but are yet to release any information about what led up to the shooting. people at the festival were surprised. >> i was hoping it was a firecracker or something not serious, but it ended up being something more
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about everything adams morgan this morning. >> reporter: what i'm learning is that they have a little bit of everything and they want you to come and experience it all this week. we are giving you a first preview of the festival. how you can come and be part of it. >>> here is a look at today's trivia question. doris day sang this song in which three films. in what film did she not sing? the answer is coming up a little bit later but if you want to take a guess now, head to our facebook page. we'll -- we're coming right back. duct system as the lungs of the house. expulsion of air. dust and dirt that helping the house to breathe. say i'm a doctor. not a doctor either. suction. ♪ call 1-800-steemer everybody i talk to who's seen our tv says, "what service do you have?" i tell them, "i have verizon fios." and they go out and buy it. [ male announcer ] why settle for cable? now you can switch to fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. the fios technician came in, got everything hooked up. and when he left, i had the greatest picture i've ever seen. [ male announ
avenue still closed because of an accident that happened in adams morgan. you can see traffic moving nicely in and out of tysons and bethesda and the american legionon bridge. good in college park. another geico camera will reveal traffic on the other side of town close to bradley boulevard. nice run on the beltway near route four. geel back to allison. >> thank you very much. we begin now with a developing story from northwest washington where a car drove up on a sidewalk hitting and seriously injuring two women this morning. both pedestrians are fighting for their lives. >> this happened around 9:00 last night at the busy intersection of 18th street and florida avenue. that's where pamela brown is live with the latest. >> at this time authorities are still trying to piece together how this accident happened. charges are pending against female driver of that car. take a look behind me. this is where the accident happened. this is in front of the keren restaurant, a popular either ethiopian restaurant. it is now boarded up. officials say the driver of the car lost control, ran on to
a street festival in adams morgan. sources tell us the officer was an experience dog handler. the officer saw two dogs fighting and tried to separate them. if the officer shot the dog after it charged the crowd of people. >> on herta single propaganda was hoping it was a firecracker. -- i heard a single pop. >> tabular drugging into d.c. on the 14th street bridge. a new traffic pattern takes effect at 5:00 this morning. the left shoulder will be closed. the entire length of the bridge. all four lanes will be routed to the right of the construction. the left section of the memorial bridge will let you exit just prior to the work zone. >>> a young girl said that a man approached her near an elementary school. this happens late last weaker. julie parker has the latest on the police investigation and a letter that went to parents. >> this couple have two children at the elementary school. they just learned of an incident just of school property. >> we are concerned over what steps we need to take. >> a man dressed all in black wearing a ski mask coming out of the woods thursday afternoon bee
behind me here. all the debris in front of this popular ethiopian restaurant in adams morgan. it is now boarded up. authorities are still trying to piece together how this happened. the sound of impact from this white car crashing into the front of this popular ethiopian restaurant echoed throughout this busy section of adams morgan. >> a lot of squeaking and tires hitting the curbs and the glass flying. not a pretty scene. >> the female driver of the car lost control, ran on to the sidewalk and hit two women before slamming into the restaurant. the two pedestrians, who are in their 20's, were transfered to the hospital. the driver refused to be transported to hospital and was irate as she was being handcuffed. >> there is no sense to it. >> the crash happened just before 9:00 on wednesday night. restaurants packed with people quickly cleared out after the crash. no patrons were injured but it left many shaken up. >> i was pretty scared. didn't want to finish the food. >> authorities are still investigating, talking to eyewitness, trying to figure out what factors may have been involved
there are still more questions than answers. >> it happened in the crowded adams morgan section. pamela brown joins us with the latest. >> charges are pending against female driver of the car. this was quite the scene last night. you can see the aftermath of what happened. the debris here in front of the keren restaurant here in adams morgan. the bay window of the restaurant was smashed from impact. authorities are trying to piece together how this happened. the sound of this white car crashing into the front of this popular ethiopian restaurant echoed throughout this busy section of adams morgan. >> a lot of squeaking and tires hitting the curbs and the glass flying. not a pretty scene. >> witnesses watched with horror it is a female driver of the car lost control, ran on to the sidewalk and hit two women before slamming into the restaurant. the two pedestrians, who are in their 20's, were transfered to the hospital with serious injuries. officials say the driver refused to be transported to hospital and was irate as she was being handcuffed. >> coming downtown the speed she was, there was n
of the meters, including adam morgenson and georgetown, -- including adams morgan and george tenet, are involved. greta kreuz has more -- and georgetown are involved. greta kreuz has more. >> the biggest problem is how do you make up an estimated $6 million in lost parking revenue? however, clearly not happy with the extended meter feeding. it is until 10:00 at night, monday through saturday, here in georgetown as well as other highly trafficked areas, and he is getting an earful from others, as well. for 17 years, and he has had his new orleans cafe in the heart of adams morgan, but his customers have to feed the parking meters until 10:00 at night, and that, he says, is scaring some of them away. >> i have two kids to feed, you know, like everybody else. >> the meters were extended in other busy areas, too, to raise revenues, but his likely successor vincent gray says they will revisit the area -- the issue. but >> it does not give you a lot of leeway. >> after 5:00 and having to pay for parking. >> another source of frustration, conflicting signage. on one side, it says two-hour parking, and
to the extras tab under news. >>> people are angry after a police officer shot a dog in adams morgan on sunday. police issued a statement today and say that shooting at the adams morgan day celebration is under investigation. neighbors are now arguing over how it all went down. >> no. from here. threw it from here. not from there. >> across the street. >> no. you are lying. >> you nied to shut up. i'm talking to you. i'm not talking to you. i was here when the officer -- when this happened. >> reporter: they have strong feelings on both sides. oh witnesses say two dogs on leashes got in to a fight. they say a k-9 officer broke up the fight when he tossed a dog down a stairwell and shot him. no one else was hurt. a dispute over traffic may have led to murder. david patton is charged with killing his neighbor. the body of steven carr was found at his home last night. they have a history of not getting along. last june they were in a fist fight over a traffic speed bump that carr helped to get installed in the neighborhood. >>> president obama brings his tax cut proposal to our backyard literally
. >>> some residents in the adams morgan community are upset over a police officer shooting a dog with thousands of bystanders looking on. at this point, police are not commenting on yesterday's shooting at the adams morgan day celebration. according to witnesses, two dogs, both on leashes, got in to a fight on the sidewalk on 18th street northwest. the witnesses say that a dc k-9 officer broke up the fight by tossing one of the dogs down the stairwell and by shooting. the owner of the dog killed suffered minor injuries trying to break up the fighting dogs. no one else was injured. >>> coming up next when we continue, find out why a popular procedure for heart patients might not be a good idea if you have already suffered a stroke. it tops the afternoon health alert. plus, we will look at how our recent lack of rain is affecting a main source of drinking water. we'll be right >>> topping the health alert a new study suggests that stints, which are used to prop open arteries may not be a good idea for stroke patients over 70. researchers town elderly patients doubled their risk of
are pending on the female driver. this happened just before 9:00 in the busy section of d.c., adams morgan, the corner of 18th and florida avenue. the driver of the car behind us slammed into a well known ethiopian restaurant in adams morgan. fire officials say two female pedestrians were struck and transported with serious injuries. both are in their 20's. one of them is in very critical condition. the female driver at the scene was irate, detained with handcuffs, put in the police car. she was arrested and refused treatment at the scene. the car drove right through the front of the business, shattering the store front bay window. the police are trying to figure out exactly what went wrong here. >> i cannot figure out how she did it. taking out the entire restaurant and two people. this is a busy intersection, but coming down where she was, there is no sense to it. >> still a big police scene, trying to figure out what happened, interviewing witnesses, trying to figure out if the woman was speeding or not. this entire area between 18th and florida is completely closed to vehicular traffic
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: this was a very serious accident, a very chaotic scene here in adams morgan. you could see the damage done to the building. two pedestrians who were standing on the sidewalk were also injured. this happened right around 9:00. just before 9:00 last night. it's a very busy intersection of 18th and florida avenue in adams morgan. according to witnesses, a driver was traveling down 18th street, appeared to be trying to make a turn on to florida and that's when she lost control of her car. >> i saw the woman that was driving the car lose control of the car. it looked like she was about to hit another car that was coming. she was coming down 18th street making a left turn on to florida. it looked like she was trying to avoid the car, lost control of the car and hit two pedestrians. she jumped the curb and ended up running into, just crashing into a restaurant. >> as for the building itself, a lot of damage was done. engineers are going to come in and take a closer look to make sure everything is safe. the adjoining businesses before they allow people back in. from adams morgan, megan mcgrath, ne
that celebrates all of the things that adams morgan has to offer. some people say i'm obsessed with my chickens. but i like to think i'm just going beyond the call of duty. cock-a-doodle-dooooo! i do 22 more inspections than the government requires. and my fresh, all-natural chickens are never given any hormones or steroids. ♪ they're fed a nutritious diet including corn, soybeans and marigolds. and no candy, gladys. [ clucks ] [ male announcer ] perdue. extra inspections. extraordinary chicken. what? they're more comfortable. >> reporter: good morning, everybody. i'm holly morris. and i think it is fair to say that we are officially in fall festival season. and if you haven't been to one just yet, then the first one you need to go to is in adams morgan going on this sunday. it is their adams morgan day 18th street festival and it is a big one. going on for 34 years. and it is the longest continually running festival in d.c. this is all that is adams morgan, how diverse it is and all of the cultures that are here and come together and this morning we are going to give you a preview. we a lot
a dog over the weekend in adams morgan. d.c. police say an officer shot the dog after it bit two people at the adams morgan festival. officers say it happened when they tried to break up the fight between a dog and another dog. you owner for the family says that's not happy. he says the dog never bit anyone and never showed aggression toward people. people are still investigating what happened into a candidate gained major support f. they slammed the sheriff and his department over the shooting of two dogs in a drug raid two years ago. the service employees international union sent the flyers throughout prince george's county. the union endorsed maryland delegate doirl neiman, who was running for reelection. neiman called the flyers unfair because most candidates don't have the resources to dispute the claims. when you come day after day after day after day, same things again, things carefully written and manipulated to create negative impressions, you can't compete with that. i think it's terrible, actualliment totally distorted process. >> he is now returning a $1,000 from the union t
in adams morgan after police shot a dog on a leash. the incident unfolded as thousands packed the streets for the adams morgan festival. there is major disagreement as to what happened between the police and the talk's owner. >> as thousands walked past, metropolitan police investigated an active crime scene but what transpired here has some residents stunned and horrified. >> people were shocked that a police officer would shoot a dog in a crowd of people. seems insane. >> a little dangerous to be firing guns in a crowd of 10,000 people and if you look at the place where they shot the gun that bullet could ricochet anywhere. >> reporter: what seems clear that senior that two dogs, both on leashes got in to a fight on an 18th street sidewalk. a police officer intervened. tossed within of the dogs down a stairwell. >> it wasn't a major altercation. >> reporter: his hands bare minor puncture marks where he put his hands in his dog's mouth to peak up the scuffle. he said he 2-year-old has no history of fighting. he got overwhelmed with the people. >> reporter: mayoren ifty campaigning in may
and killing a college student in adams morgan faces more charges. chamica adams is being charged with involuntary manslaughter. one of the victims, julia bachleitner died last week. adams has a alcohol level twice the legal limit. 4:30 yesterday afternoon two children were hit by a car. the children are believed to be 6 and 8 years old. >> the f.b.i. needs your help finding a dangerous serial robber who has been hitting up restaurants all over the region. we have some surveillance video of the suspect. he is described as a light complexed male with blue or green eyes. the man is responsible for 38 arled robberies at restaurants since february of last year. the suspected serial stabber is officially an accused murderer. yesterday there was one new murder charge and four charges of attempted murder against the 33-year-old. he is accused of 14 attacks, five deadly. stretching from michigan to leesburg, virginia. >> new efforts to put the brakes on distracted driving. thousands of deaths each year are blamed on distracted drivers. a supplement gets underway this morning. >> we see it
filed against the woman accused of driving drunk and heading into college student in adams morgan. they have now charged her with involuntary manslaughter. it amended its original charge of aggravated assaults. one of the victims died last week she had a blood alcohol level of twice the legal limit. >>> president obama makes remarks about the country's struggle out of recession. the president was in philadelphia. later, he was in campaign mode. >> we need to come together around a great project of american renewal. we will restore our economy and rebuild our middle-class. >> later today, he said that there is little to celebrate over the report showing that the recession ended more than a year ago. instead, he is calling for for a continuance of the tax cuts. >>> the number of children who have acquired a food allergy is rising at alarming rates. >> just 20 years ago, having a food allergy was rare. these days, basic foods, milk, eggs, peanuts, are sending thousands of children to the hospital with life-threatening symptoms. >> this 10 year-old shared this list with everyone. >> b
at the adam morgan day festival today. a dc police officers shot and killed a hit bull who police say attacked a poodle. witnesses told fox 5 what they saw. >> the poodle was just passing by and suddenly they jumped up at each other. they were biting. >> the pitbull started biting the owner of the dog and her bystander that was there with her started biting them. >> the police have not identified the officer involved in the shooting. >>> just a day left in the campaign for the dc mayor's office a new question is arising. is someone trying to by your vote? two voters at an early voting station saying they were offered gift cards to cast a vote. this is the video making the same allegations we are going to show you there. right now both candidates say they were not involved. their people were not involved. but not really sure who was. >> well, who knows. i mean, we can't afix any responsibility. we can certainly identify no one in our campaign who has anything to do with any gift cards. and the person who was involved, i think on the video said something about non- partisan, right? >> it is my u
driving crash in adams morgan is facing a new charge, involuntary manslaughter manslaughter. one of the victims, julia bachleitner died. she was a student at johns hopkins. the f.b.i. is asking for help in finding a serial armed robber. we have surveillance photos now to have suspect. described as light clecks, deep voice, blue or green eyes. he is responsible for 38 armed robberies since february of last year, in maryland, delaware and pennsylvania. >> they are finding more burial mix-ups at arlington national cemetery. the "washington post" detailed problems with three graves in section 66. one had a headstone but no remains. a second had a body but the wrong headstone. another plot had two sets of remains but only one matched the headstone. the army said last week two bodies were found in the wrong grave. a story out of texas where investigators are trying to figure out why a man opened fire. officials say the man shot and wound twod people inside a small grocery store before he was shot and killed by military police officers. this happened around 3:00 yesterday. authorities d
in adams morgan is out of jail. i will have >> you are watching abc7 news at 5:00 p.m. with leon harris, linney simpson, chief meteorologist doug hill with the weather, this is abc7 news at 5:00 p.m. on your side. >> tonight, a woman is facing an assault charge after crashing her car into and adams morgan restaurant. >> that crashed sent two women to a hospital and tonight, the driver is out of jail. julie has more details on the suspect as well as the victims. >> the suspect is being held at the -- under a high-intensity supervision program at her home in prince george's county. one of the victims is in critical condition and the other is in grave condition this evening. >> family members waited outside the courthouse this afternoon for shalik adams to emerge after she based the judge. she's facing are graded -- aggravated assault after she was arrested in morgan last night after police say she had been drinking and plowed across the median at florida avenue, slamming into two women and crashing into a restaurant. >> we felt like the ball was going to break down on us. >> one of them w
yesterday during a street festival in adams morgan. the officer tried to separate them and one dog charged that the crowd. the officer is an experienced canine handler and shot the dog only as a last resort. police are reviewing the incident. >>> investigators are searching for the persons who are in the houses of two police officers in calvert county. if the house of a maryland state trooper was shot at friday night and saturday morning someone fired at a st. mary's county deputy's house and vehicles. >>> northbound on the 14th street bridge there's a new traffic pattern that went into effect minutes ago. the left shoulder is closed for the entire lenton of the 14th street bridge. all four lanes are being routed to the left of the construction. the left exit lane to the memorial bridge allows drivers to exit prior to the work zone. >>> congress goes back to work today. taxes are expected to dominate the agenda. lawmakers fight over whether to extend the bush tax cuts before they expire at the end of the year. republicans want to extend them, but the white house wants tax cuts for people m
that an investigation is under way to determine how a woman charged with running over two people in adams morgan got so drunk so early in the night. police say her blood-alcohol level was twice the legal limit when she crashed before 9:00 on wednesday. jackie bensen is in adams morgan now with more on this. jackie? >> reporter: jim, were the drinks flowing too freely? it's one of the things that police are looking into. the horrific crash happened at 8:30 wednesday night. a white dodge caliber became wedged into a restaurant storefront after jumping a traffic island and striking two pedestrians. in the aftermath, investigators ordered two separate blood-alcohol tests for the driver. according to court documents, the tests show 23-year-old adams of mitchellville had results ofxd .18 and .17 respectively, double the legal limit in the district. police believe she had been at a club called district just up the street. a web flyer and a recent washington post review noted offers free drinks during a wednesday happy hour from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. d.c. police chief cakathy lanie. >> i know that they are 12 hour
of adams morgan. and on this mild evening, there were a lot of people out and about. john shriffen joins us with the story. john? >> reporter: well, doreen, as you said, a lot of people out here. a wild scene now just south of adams morgan as a beautiful night turned into tragedy. i want you to look at the scene now. you can see this white car resting in the window of this restaurant. you can see glass and debris just laying on the ground from the impact. witnesses say the female driver of this white car came zooming down 18th street, slammed into two pedestrians on the sidewalk. some of them flying into the air. now, one of those pedestrians is in the hospital fighting for her life. >> i mean, it's surreal. it's not something you want to witness at all. >> reporter: witnesses on florida navy enjoying dinner were horrified to see this white car barrel down the street, plow through two pedestrians and smashed into the front of the karen restaurant. >> there was another car that was coming -- either turning up 18th and making a right or was coming across florida avenue. and it looked like she
. >>> making headlines this morning, a dogfight in adams morgan. two dogs really got into it during the annual adams morgan day this past weekend. a police officer opened fire killing a pit bull mix. now, that pit's own are are claims the officer was the one out of control. fox 5's paul wagner has the update. gentleman sushi is recuperating at hem. he is laid up with a couple of broken bones in his right paw. >> he got stitches and he has two broken bones that we don't foe yet if he is going to need surgery or not. >> reporter: sheila martin silva says she had just left the brass knox when her bichon was taxed by pit bull mix. >> i saw when the dog turned around that he was like aggressive and something was going on. >> reporter: she says a large man finally grabbed sushi and handed it back to her. she was hysterical. >> i've never seen the owner trying to held him down and the dog bit him too. >> reporter: aaron block says paris never bit him. he the dog under control when the officer arrived on the scene y you can see the extent of my injuries.
morgan area. adams was driving under the influence when the crash happened. >>> the growing problem of texting and talking while driving is taking center stage today in washington. transportation secretary ray lahood is hosting a distracted driving summit. at the same time, the d. c. police are cracking down on drivers. kristin fisher spent the morning at a check point where police were pulling over violators of the dozen. >> he said i was on my cell phone, but i wasn't. >> i rarely do it. i was just trying to find out the time schedule this evening. >> reporter: excuse after excuse after excuse. every driver has their own reason for texting or talking while driving, but the d. c. police officers don't care, the law is the law and all the drivers got $100 ticket tuesday morning for either texting or talking without a hands-free device while driving. some people were not happy. i mean, i feel pretty bad because now i'm late for work. >> reporter: others took it in stride. >> they have to do what they want to do. i should have been using my bluetooth. >> reporter: this is happening ac
more about the woman accused of running over two students in adams morgan, critically injuring them. the lump sources tell us that adams just left the bar where they were free and crashed into a restaurant. tonight, one of the vehicles is in -- victims is in grave condition. paul wagner is live at the scene with more. >> reporter: law enforcement forces tell fox 5 that adams was drinking and it's here and the district advertises a happy hour between 6 and 7:00 p.m. on wednesday where all the drinks are free and the accident happened at 8:30 p.m. and today, d.c. police made a visit to the district. early this afternoon, an investigator paid a visit to the club hoping to learn more about the stabment's happy hour and how much -- establishment's hap hour and how much adams may have beeny ised. the club tazs free drenches between 6 and 7 on wednesday. she had a blood alcohol content of .18 and more than twice the legal limit. we knock on the door and no one answered. investigators used to map the accident from the orange pink, you can see the path of the car and jumping the traffic isla
with driving while intoxicated. this crash happened last night. in adams morgan, where florida avenue, 18th street and u-street all intersect. sha meeka adams drove her car through the front of the restaurant. she was taken into custody moments later. two women who happened to be walk by at the time were also hit by this out of control driver. they were taken to the hospital. someone in serious but stable condition. the other is in critical condition. >>> today's weather was quite a change. if you liked today, you'll like tomorrow, too. >> let's get the forecast from doug kammerer. >> what a great day it has been. as you mentioned, even better during the day tomorrow. temperature today got up to about 80 degrees after a high of 96 during the day. yesterday the heat index only 78 degrees. humidity at 28%. what are we seeingñr across the region? nothing to show you on live digital doppler radar. we'll stay all clear on the radar over the next couple days. we need to see some rain desperately and there is a chance for rain coming up in the full forecast. i'll show that you a little later on.
, back to you. >> two women hit by an out of control car in adams morgan are still in the hospital fighting for their lives this morning. now we're learning more about the driver. 23-year-old chamica adams had a blood alcohol level price the legal limit. she was a district shortly before she crashed in front of a restaurant hitting two pedestrians. julia suffered a broken pelvis and severe head trauma, her injuries are said to be life threatening. melissa from france suffered a broken leg and serious head injuries. both are students at johns hopkins university school of advanced international studies near dupont circle. >> it's a horrible tragedy. and we are deeply shocked that this happened and hopeful that there will be a speedy recovery for the students involved. >>> adams has been charged with a dwi and aggravated assault. >> for the fourth time this year, a metro access driver is being accused of sexual misconduct. 59-year-old samuel king ston allegedly fondled a passenger late last month in silver spring. kingston grabbed a woman with palsy. >> satisfied with the fact that th
into a restaurant in adams morgan pamela brown has the latest. >> he was standing outside his apartment building last night as he watched mayhem on fall. >> it was like slow motion in your eye could see the car speeding up and losing control. time to hit the bricks. >> the impact in the car crash sounded like a bomb went off that everybody in the store jumped. we were next door and it sounded like the wall was coming down. >> the 23-year-old was behind the wheel of the 2007 dodge charger that ran over the median at 18th and florida. it struck two pedestrians after plowing into the restaurant. she was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated assault that alcohol is a factor. >> one woman went to the air. i went inside to call 911. >> the owner of the popular ethiopian restaurant watched the crash from across the street. he says that despite the damage, he feels great fall off because no one was inside at the time of the crash. >> nobody was inside. i was out, my wife was out. i am happy. >> i hope the girls who have been heard will be all right then of the accident is st
. >>> the adams morgan festival in downtown dc is supposed to be a good time. witnesses say two dogs began fighting on the sidewalk, somebody called police and police say they attempted to stop it. one person was walking by when he noticed the commotion. >> i saw two, three cops surrounding a pit bull. one had it on a leash. it was dragging it over. as it was on the leash the pill -- pit bull was trying to attack the dog. >> no information yet on what led up to the shooting. many at the festival were surprised by what happened. >>> 6:50. opening statements are expected this morning in the murder trial of former councilman ken harris. suspects gary collins, charles mcganey and jerome williams have been charged with first degree murder, handgun and assault violations. this happened in 2008 at the havenwood lounge. during a robbery. harris drove away before collapsing. pronounced dead at hopkins hospital. >>> nonprofit organization drums and disabilities will announce today its proposal to add $6 million to the offer that donald trump made for his attempt to purchase the mosque at ground zero
has more. >> reporter: a frightening situation for some at the adams morgan day festival after a dc police officer opened fire on a dog. >> i heard screaming and dogs barking. >> reporter: witnesses say just after 1:00 two dogs began fighting on the sidewalk outside the brass knob in the 2300 block of 18th street. >> two dogs were fighting he tried to help them, sedate them. they couldn't do it. one person got hurt. >> reporter: that's when witnesses say police arrived and attempted to stop the dispute. one person working at the nearby spaghetti garden and noticed the commotion. >> i saw two or three cops with the pit bull. it was on a leash. as it was on the leash the pit bull was trying to attack the cop. >> that's when witnesses say police shot once at the dog. >> i heard a pop. single pop. >> reporter: many at the festival were surprised by what happened. >> i was hoping it was just a firecracker or something not serious. it ended up being more serious than that. >> reporter: dc police chief kathy lanier in response to an e-mail from an advisory neighborhood commissioner says t
pastor terry jones does next. >>> we are learning more now about what led to a terrible accident in adams morgan in northwest d.c. last night. a car hit two young women then crashed into a restaurant. jackie benson is at the corner of 18th street with more. >> reporter: jim, news 4 has learned that the woman charged in a crash was at a bar up the street before it happened. as police continue to investigate wednesday's horrific crash, news 4 has learned that the driver was at an 18th street bar called district just a few blocks away shortly before the collision. investigators say about 8:30 p.m., a white, 2007 dodge caliber tried to turn left, striking two pedestrians. one suffered a fractured skull and severe head trauma. melissa bass is from france. she has a broken leg and serious facial and head injuries. both are student us at johns hopkins. >> it's a horrible tragedy and we are deeply shocked this happened and hopeful there will be a speedy recovery. >> reporter: adams, 23, has been charged with aggrevated assault. she was given two blood alcohol tests. both double the deal limit in
it attacked two people at the adams morgan day festival. officers arrived to break up a fight between two dogs. then the rottweiler got away and bit a man. it then bit the officer as well. police shot and killed the dog. >>> a man in a ski mask followed a girl to school thursday outside biel elementary in rockville. three girls were playing when one of them says a man wearing all black and a mask over his face approached her. the girl says the man followed her until she re-joined her friends. >> 4:39. ahead on news 4, congress returns to work this week. the first coppic of discussion is the economy. how republicans plan to fight president obama's tax proposal. >>> a massive explosion as investigators try to figure out what went wrong. >>> and [ male announcer ] it's sunday afternoon. time for football on verizon fios. the nfl in 100% fiber-optic hd quality. that's a good start. but what's this? i can check my fantasy stats without changing the channel. and get an alert any time my team enters the red zone. and then watch every red zone play on nfl redzone. watch out couch, you've got competiti
adams morgan festival and bit two pple. the owner said that never happened. he only became aggressive with another dog. they say it takes a responsible owner to keep the dogs out of trouble. >>> major concerns about a high rise military office building expected to bring tousands of workers into alexandria. it calls for 6,400 workers to move from various offices to one big buiing at the marks center, which is now under construction. it would open september of next year. people who live in e area worry that getting the people to work every day will cause gridlock in their neighborhoods. they had an opportunity to voice their concerns. >> i live here. i'm not worried about it. this area is already suffering from pollution, congestion. no matter what solution we come up with, that's it. >> that would limit the number of parking spaces. >> legislation would restrict parking at the marks center and it would force military to increase traffic in the area to avoid congestion. >>> immediately stop the policy from being used to discharge members of the military. a group called the log cin repub
moments before a d.c. pice officer shot and killed a dog at the adams morgan day festival. a 2-year-old pitbull shar pei mix. he did bite a poodle during the fight but was in the middle of calming him down when a d.c. poli officer stepp in. the officer put his hand on parrot's throat and he spun around and bit the officer on his hand. >> he grabbed the dog, flipped him down the stairs on his back. the officer came to the top of the stairs, fired one shot. it did not immediately kill my dog. they left him to bleed out at the bottom of the stairs. >> several other people witnessed the incident. some of the stories match what hapned block says. block raised a concern that police fired a shot into a confined space with lots of people around. >>> a computer glitchesterday caused more headaches at the franconia office. it's not clear whether this was related to the computer meltdown of last monthwhich prevented customers from renewing their licenses in a week. that problem, though, was eventually resolved. 4:39. 67 degrees. >>> students across the country will get a special message from t
it would affect 17,000 meters in adams morgan, georgetown and the national mall, among other locations. >>> students at the schools are enjoying a day off today because of a water main break. chesapeake middle schoo chesapeake high school and folger's. >>> hurricane igor pounds bermuda after making landfl as a category 1 storm. strong surf, winds and rain have been lashing the islands since it came ashore. igor was threatening to make a direct hi but the eye is passing 40 miles offshore of the island. winds up to 90 miles per hour are expected to persist through e morning, but conditions should improve later in the day. >>> and our time is just about 4:51. time for weather and traffic on the ones. >> we got a little rain in some spots yesterday? >> i don't think so. >> i had my shower on. >> i thought i heard somewhere where we got a couple sprinkles. >> well, anyway, it's dry this morning. we're starting off with no travel problems off to work and school on this monday morning. good morning now. pleasant start. we have a bit of a breeze coming out of the north anwest. 70 in washington
in northwest washington. this happened on 18th street during a street festival in adams morgan the officer involved was an experienced dog handler. they sought two dogs fighting and tried to separate them. one of the dogs picked the officer. it charged the officer and others in the crowd. when it -- that is when the officer shot and killed the dog. >> i was walking up the street and heard a single pop. i was hoping it was just a firecracker. it ended up being more serious than that. >> police will review this incident as standard. there is no word on whether the officer will be disciplined. >>> there are new allegations tonight after a youtube video surfaced and the accusations involve discards' before votes. >> last week, abc7 news reported a story about a campaign worker in wrongdoing. fenty campaign workers alleged that a voter told them that supporters of vincent gray offer them a joint gift card for a ride anto and from this site. in the video, a fenty supporter confronts an unidentified woman and ask her where she can get her gift card. >> you have to go vote you get back on. i will
to remember parrot, the pitbull shar-pei mix killed last sunday during the adams morgan festival. police say parrot got into a fight with a poodle. an officer tried to intervene and shot and killed parrot when the dog allegedly charged him. the dog's foster owner said parrot didn't deserve to die. >>> a crash with an ambulance, tonight three people dead. laura evans swhere at 11:00. >> the three men were in an suv that hit the ambulance. the emts were on marlboro pike in district heights early this morning when police say the suv came down the road very fast in the wrong direction. the suv side swiped the ambulance, then crashed into a brick wall and utility pole killing all three men. >>> one person is reported dead in a brief but violent storm that slammed new york city around 5:30 this afternoon. tornado warnings issued for staten island, brooklyn and queens. the person who died died when a tree fell on top of a car. several people were also injured, rooftops blown off, trees knocked over and power lines down. >>> pope benedict xvi in the uk today warning young people against the temptati
in adams morgan ended with a d.c. officer shooting one. sheila martin silva claims her bischon was attacked by a pit bull mix. her dog is recovering. the man grabbed the dog and handed it badgeback to her. he was fostering the pit bull mix parrot and claims he had the situation under control when a d.c. officer arrived on the scene. >> officer fike grabbed -- threw my dog down, landed half on this upper triangle shape and on the ground o his back and spew. he ran to the top of the stairs and shot and killed my dog. >> i think the police did the right thing. the dog is aggressive, and i saw the dog biting. >> d.c. police say the shooting appears to have been justified. >>> a hazmat scare on capitol hill today. part of the capitol building was evacuated after a powdery substance was found in the house of the visitor's gallery. capitol police cleared the area as a precaution and authorities determined the suspect -- substance was not hazardous and gave the all clear less than an hour later. >>> and from sun up to sun down, it's campaign time and
at 10. >>> an out-of-control car hit two pedestrians and plowed into an adams morgan restaurant. the driver of that car faced a judge this afternoon. accused of hitting the two women last night, a florida avenue, the police claim she was driving drunk when she lost control of the vehicle and paul wagner is live with more. >> reporter: adams was before a judge about two hours ago. we saw the court-charging documents and in those charging game downtown los angeles, we learned her blood alcohol level and police say it was .18, a little more than twice the legal limit. and police say adams was driving around 18th street when she hit the two and d.c. police say the 23-year-old seen here in handcuffs was driving a 2007 dodge charger southbound on 18th street when she hit two women standing on a traffic island and waiting to cross the street. adams continued to cross florida avenue where she jumped the curb and hit a tree ending up inside the front of the restaurant and adams was not hurt but one suffered serious head trauma and the second in her 20s, sustained fractures to her face, a
deadly at the adams morgan day festival as d.c. police shot and killed a pit bull after it asked a poodle. witnesses say the dog were just passing by each other. bistand ares tried to separate them. eventually the officer threw the by pitt bull down some stairs and shot it. >>> the fbi now joining the investigate into shots fired into the home of two police officers in kal vrt county, maryland. detectives say they do have a suspect in custody. at least 15 shots were fired into the homes which were about a mile and a half part in the chesapeake ranch estates area. investigators think the shootings may be gang-related. >>> our other top stories, a 28- foot section of the ruptured gas pipeline from san bruno, california is being shipped here to washington this morning where investigators will analyze it and try to figure out what caused a massive explosion. thursday's blast killed at least four people and injured 60. this morning, several people remain unaccounted for. >>> in colorado, there is a second wildfire burning this morning near loveland. it has destroyed at least one home and force
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: the drama unfolded this weekend at the adams morgan festival. this poodle and parrot got into a fight. accounts differ, but tended with the smaller dog suffering bites and broken bones. officer scott fyke threw parrot down the steps. the officer said the dog was charging, but witnesses say the dog's owner had him under control even before police arrive. many believe he was shot because he was a pitbull mick. >> we lost parrot in a horrible -- mix. >> we lost parrot in a horrible tragedy, but his death is only the first chapter in a story of awareness, compassion and understanding that we will all continue to write. >> his time in this world was cut short, but i know he had several happy months. >> reporter: officials say the breed gets a bad rap. they hope the shooting doesn't stop people from adopting animals just like parrot. >> hopefully it doesn't, but it might deter some people from going into a rescue to adopt a dog, especially a pitbull, if they're given false information about what these animals are like and that's unfortunate because all of these animals are great dogs and th
in adams morgan. sources tell us that the officer involved was an experienced dog handler. he saw two dogs fighting and tried to separate them. if the officer shot the dog after it charged the crowd. >> i heard a pop when i was walking up the street. i was hoping it was a firecracker or something not serious, but it ended up being more serious. >> police will review the shooting incident. >>> investigators are searching for the person or people who fired at two homes of two police officers in calvert county. a maryland state troopers house was shot dead friday night. saturday morning someone fired into a st. mary's county deputies house and vehicle. >>> we have a traffic alert for commuters driving northbound on the 14th street bridge. there's a new traffic pattern that took effect an hour ago. the left shoulder is closed for the entire lentz of the 14th street bridge. all four lanes are being routed to the right of construction. the left exit lane, memorial bridge, allows drivers to exit before the work zone. >>> congress gets back to work after an august recess and taxes are expected to
into a restaurant in adams morgan. witnesses say the car was speeding down 18th street just moments before it cashed through the front of the keren restaurant. the driver was taken into custody. one of the women is said to have life threatening injuries. >>> metro will continue to use holiday weekends to make safety changes suggested by the national transportation safety board. metro shut down five stations on the red line over the labor day weekend. two more stations will be closed over the columbus day weekend in october. service on the orange and blue lines will be affected by those closures. >>> holiday displays will be allowed in leesburg. yesterday the louden county board of supervisors voted against a ban on the displays 8-1. the board says the public has a right to free speech and that holiday displays are part of that right. >>> the parents of a young girl killed while riding her bicycle in fairfax county say their hearts go out to the driver who hit her. 9-year-old becky johns was hit by a car while she tried to cross the road. her parents picked up her mangled bicycle yesterday from the f
the crime scene, it was such a festive event a adams morgan day but a disturbing incident occurred there sunday afternoon. the dog had been shot. >> i hea some dogs sgark some people screaming. i came out and my d.j., he was running inside. his hand was bleeding. and i saw one cop holding a pit bull. >> reporter: the dog was paris, a 2-year-old pit bull mix. with accounts they say the police responded with that dog d another dog possibly a poodle, began fighting. but the accounts vary. some say the dog was being subdued by i owner when a police officer intervened pushing the person aside. >> one dog came loose and bit a man and he fell to the ground. the officer then put his hand on the dog's throat to try to restrain the dog. the dog spun around. >> reporter: most accounts converge on what happens next. >> the officer picked up the dog and threw it over the banist. >> the pit bull was trying to attack him and him and another cop pulled the pit bull to the ground and shot the dog. i didn't see the shot but i heard it. there are whole thing shocked and disturbed many of those attend
a crime scene, d such a festive event as adams morgan day. but a kdisturbingncident occurred sunday afternoon. a dog d been shot. >> i heard some dogs barking and some people screaming. i came out and he was running inside, his handle was bleeding and i saw one cop holding a pit bull. >> reporter: that dog was parrot, a 2-year-old pit bull mix. eyewitness accounts say police responded as they possibly began fighting. but the accounts vary in some aspects. some s the dog was being subdued by its owner. >> one dog came loose and bit a man and he fell to the ground. the officer then -- the officer then put his hand on the dog's throat to try to restrain the dog. the dog spun around, bit the officer on his hand. >> reporter: most accounts converge on what happened next. >> the officer then picked up the dog and threw the dog over the banister. >> the pit bull was trying to attack him and he and another pulled him to the side and there was a shot. i didn't see him get shot but heard it. >> reporter: the whole scene shocked in of those attending the celebraon. some were troubled there was
into a restaurant in the busy adams morgan neighborhood. two pedestrians in that area were hit and are still in the hospital this morning. it happened where florida avenue, 18th street and uc u st. >> reporter: one of the pedestrians has life threat anything injuries, so a serious accident that happened here. it was just a little before 9:00. according to witnesses, the driver of the car was coming down 18th street, it appeared that she was trying to make a left hand turn on to florida avenue when she lost control of her vehicle, she left the owed way, went up on to the sidewalk, struck two pedestrians and then will the car continued on into a restaurant. >> she was coming down 18th street making a left turn on to florida. there was another car that was coming -- either turning up 18th and making a right on to florida or was coming across florida avenue and it looked like she was trying to avoid the car, lost control of the car, and hit two pedestrians, she jumped the curb and ended up running into -- just crashing into that restaurant. >> reporter: nobody inside the restaurant was injured,
of a wall and an awning. >> this in adams morgan. nobody inside the store was injured. the driver of the white car stayed on the scene and was arrested. >>> the other big story we're physicalling this morning, a new poll has just been released in the race to d.c. mayor and viciousent gray appears to still be holding a strong lead over incumbent mayor fenty. new clarus poll shows gray with a seven-point lead. sarah simmons joins us now with more on this. >> reporter: good morning. this is very good news for vince gray. this is the third time or third poll in just a week actually that shows vince gray on top in this race right now so he is enjoying that lead but still campaigning hard. he is really enjoying this lead since august. so he has really been pushing hard, seeing some results here. but both vince gray and mayor fenty are campaigning very toughly actually in the days leading up here. there is still no clear-cut winner at this point. the clarus poll that you had mentioned has 14% of voters undecided, which means this elect is really in their hands still. vip gray, though, is
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